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For those looking to hunt in Botswana, our website offers the best outfitters with access to the finest hunting grounds. Whether you're searching for the thrill of the chase in the Kalahari Desert or a peaceful hunt in the Okavango Delta, we'll match you with the perfect outfitter for your dream hunting adventure. Click the button below to start your search for the perfect hunt in Botswana.

Botswana is known for its diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, and buffalo. Hunting in Botswana is highly regulated, with specific hunting seasons and limited quotas in place to ensure sustainability. The country offers a variety of landscapes, from the Kalahari Desert to the lush Okavango Delta, providing a unique and diverse hunting experience.

Featured Outfitters

First Class Trophy Taxidermy

First Class Trophy is probably the best taxidermy team in Europe…Their taxidermists have won the titles ‘BEST IN WORLD’ and ‘BEST IN EUROPE’ multiple times. Combine these skills with state-of-the-art logistic service and know-how and you have a safe full-service solution for your valuable hunting trophies when you hunt in Europe and Africa.

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Game Trackers Africa

Jaco and his team of professional hunters and staff will ensure that you will enjoy the most memorable time of your life in wild Africa, tracking, stalking, and giving adrenaline-pumping opportunities, and creating life-long friendships around heart-warming campfires. Hunt with GAME TRACKERS AFRICA! Live the African Legacy.

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Antelope, Buffalo, Cheetah, Crocodile, Hippo, sitatunga, Dik-Dik.
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Chico & Sons Hunting Safaris - TSESSEBE SAFARIS

Chico & Sons Hunting Safaris contributes in Africa the experience of a lifetime hunting and living in the countryside. Chico and his entire family work together to hunt with true hunter friends, always fully integrated in nature, in the correct way, achieving great trophies and better experiences.

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Antelope, Impala, Baboon, Roan, Springbuck, Bushbuck, Rhino, and many more.
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Stanley Pieterse Safaris

Stanley Pieterse Safaris has been owned and managed by Outfitter and Professional hunter Stanley Pieterse since 2007. They are based in a privately owned hunting area in Limpopo South Africa close to the Limpopo river and Botswana border.

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Steenbuck, Springbok, Blesbok, Monkey, Wolf, Cat, antelope, Ibex, Roan, Blesbuck, Blesbok, Wildebeest, Dik-Dik and more.
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John X Safaris

Carl van Zyl and his team at John X Safaris are a real class act! They're a second generation outfit based in the East Cape, South Africa, specializing in both plains and dangerous game, with a superb Cape Buffalo hunt at their base Woodlands Safari Estate.

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Baboon, other species
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J.P. Kleinhans Safaris

J.P. Kleinhans offers excellent concessions in the Eastern Cape and elsewhere in South Africa, offering a tremendous range of game. Africa has many extremely competent outfitters and professional hunters. J.P. is certainly among them, but few make it as much fun! If you like to laugh, you’ll love hunting with J.P. Kleinhans!

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Water Buffalo
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What types of game can I hunt in Botswana?

Botswana is renowned for its diverse wildlife, offering opportunities to hunt species such as elephants, Cape buffalo, and various antelope species like lechwe and sable.

2. When is the best time to hunt in Botswana? 

The dry season from May to October is generally considered the best time to hunt, as animals tend to congregate around water sources during this period.

3. What is the hunting terrain like in Botswana?  

Botswana offers a mix of terrains, including the Okavango Delta's wetlands and the arid landscapes of the Kalahari Desert. This diversity makes it a unique hunting destination.

4. What are some legal requirements for hunting in Botswana? 

It's crucial to be aware of Botswana's hunting regulations, including obtaining the necessary permits and licenses. Some areas also have quotas for certain species.

5. Is it safe to hunt in Botswana?

Botswana is considered a safe destination for hunters, but it's essential to follow the guidelines provided by your outfitter and the local authorities.

6. Can I hunt dangerous game in Botswana?  

Yes, Botswana is one of the few countries where you can hunt dangerous game like elephants and Cape buffalo, though strict regulations apply.

7. What is the recommended gear for a hunt in Botswana?  

For large game like elephants, a big-bore rifle is advised. Other essentials include quality binoculars, a comfortable pair of hunting boots, and appropriate clothing for the climate.

8. How can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters assist in planning my Botswana hunt?  

We have a network of trusted outfitters in Botswana who specialize in a variety of hunts. Whether you're interested in big game or plains game, we can help you find the perfect outfitter for your trip.

9. Does Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters work with local guides in Botswana?  

Absolutely. Our affiliated outfitters in Botswana are experienced locals who are well-versed in the local terrain, animal behavior, and regulations, ensuring a successful hunting expedition.

10. I'm contemplating a guided elephant hunt in Botswana. Can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters recommend an outfitter experienced in this type of hunt?  

Absolutely! We have connections with top-notch hunting operators in Botswana who are experts in elephant hunting. They can help ensure you have a memorable and successful hunting experience.

The CBEO Experience

At Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters, we value transparency, integrity, and the absolute best in hunting experiences. We believe that each hunt is more than just a price tag - it's a personalized journey for every hunter while we cannot list specific prices like the impersonal hunting directories out there you may have seen, we want to emphasize that we hand-pick outfitters known for their impeccable service, expert knowledge, and fair pricing. We understand that a hunt is an investment and we are committed to ensuring our clients get the best possible return - in experience, satisfaction, and the thrill of the hunt.

What Does the CBEO Endorsement Mean?
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  • Endorsement by Craig Boddington, a hunting legend with over four decades of experience in outdoor journalism, is a testament to the quality and reliability of the hunting outfitter.
  • Our boots on the ground vetting means each endorsed outfitter is ensured to offer top-notch, expert knowledge, and a high standard of animal welfare and conservation.
  • Craig's endorsement are not influenced by sponsorships or partnerships. They are solely based on Craig's honest, personal experience and assessment.
  • Craig's endorsement outfitters understand that pricing is more than just a cost - it's the value you receive from a meticulously planned and executed hunt.
Booking and Pricing:
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  • We connect you with the outfitter directly for pricing and details. This ensures a personalized service tailored to your specific needs and expectations.
  • We ensure that all pricing is fair, competitive, and representative of the top-tier service offered by our endorsed outfitters.
  • By dealing directly with the outfitter, you avoid any third-party fees or commissions.
  • We are not a booking agency and accept no commissions. This means there is NO MARKUP on your hunt.
At CBEO, we're here to guide you to the right outfitter for your next great hunt. It's about more than cost - it's about Trust, Trophy Quality, Safety, and Your Reputation.